83.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Home News Police & Courts Woman Injured by Gunshot on Veterans Drive

Woman Injured by Gunshot on Veterans Drive

police, cops, courts, dui, Shutterstock
(Shutterstock image)

A woman was injured Sunday when she was struck by a gunshot while driving on Veterans Drive in Charlotte Amalie.

According to the V.I. Police Department, at about 6:53 p.m. Aug. 2, police were dispatched to Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to a gunshot victim.

The victim, whose name was not released in accordance with department policy, reported she heard shots being fired as she traveled eastward in her vehicle on Veterans Drive near the Burger Max Restaurant. The victim told officers she did not see who fired the shots but heard what sounded like a vehicle speed away from the area.

Immediately after, the victim realized she had been shot and was transported to the hospital via private vehicle. As of Tuesday evening, the victim was listed in stable condition.

Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)

VIPD is urging anyone with information about this incident to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ext. 5579 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Support the VI Source

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

STAY CONNECTED

20,265FansLike
4,070FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email